Willard Grant Meadows

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Willard Grant Meadows, 87, of Jenkins, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015. He was born May 23, 1927, in Bluff, Mo., the son of the late Washington Irving and Ida Pauline (Strong) Meadows.

He was a 1945 graduate of Verona High School and served in the U.S. Army National Guard and Merchant Marine. He and Margaret married on Jan. 15, 1951, in Aurora. Survivors include: two daughters, Jane Owens and her husband, Randy, of Jenkins, and Jan Ruhlman and her husband, Shaun, of Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Garmen Meadows, of Kalispell, Mont.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside service and burial was held on Friday at the Leann Cemetery.